Titusville Police Arrest Hector Miguel Matos-Medina For Attempted Murder, Aggravated Child Abuse
By Space Coast Daily // September 17, 2017
police: struck one of the children with an iron
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Titusville Police have arrested a man who is a suspect in the attempted murder and brutal battery that involved a mother and three children.
Hector Miguel Matos-Medina, 33, of Titusville, was arrested Saturday and charged with two counts of Attempted Murder, Aggravated Child Abuse, Battery by Strangulation (Domestic Violence) and three counts of Child Abuse.
“At approximately 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 16, 2017, police responded to a 911 call from a child who stated that someone was attacking their mother at a residence located on the 1300 block of Wilderness Lane,” said Amy Matthews, Titusville Police Department Public Affairs Coordinator/Public Information Officer in a release.
“The preliminary investigation has revealed that the suspect, who is known to the victims, strangled and stabbed the adult victim and battered the three children, including striking one of the children with an iron before leaving the scene.”
Within two hours, Titusville Police located and arrested the suspect, who is being held in the Brevard County Jail without bond.
All four victims were transported to a local hospital and authorities have not released their condition.
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